Friday, October 10, 2014

Meal Planning: Money Saving Tips

One thing I've been trying to do lately to help save money is to plan my meals ahead of time for the whole week.  I also keep an excel spreadsheet of everything in my pantry with the expiration dates included so I can prioritize what we have and what needs to be used the quickest.  Shopping at Aldi also helps a great deal, as well as using coupon websites before I shop like the Krazy Coupon Lady.  Yesterday for my week of shopping I only spent $35!  Below is an example of the weekly menu I prepare for our family.

There are also tons of resources online to show you how to save money on groceries - below are a couple of examples:

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